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Special Issue "Thyroid Cell 2.0"

A special issue of International Journal of Molecular Sciences (ISSN 1422-0067). This special issue belongs to the section "Molecular Endocrinology and Metabolism".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 January 2022.

Special Issue Editor

Dr. Concetta Ambrosino
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Guest Editor
Dipartimento di Scienze e Tecnologie (DST), Università degli Studi del Sannio, Benevento, Italy
Interests: Thyroid hormones; Thyroid Cell
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Thyroid hormones control the activity of several organs, and the functioning of the thyroid follicular cells is important for the health of the entire organism. Thyroid diseases and cancer are among the most frequent endocrine disorders and malignant diseases. Their incidence is continuously increasing worldwide, evidencing the necessity of continuous research in the field. The pathways injured in thyroid follicular cells and their disease specificity need further investigation. Genetic and environmental factors contribute to damaging thyroid follicular cells, and their interplay is still poorly characterized. The topic of this Special Issue is the characterization of thyroid disorders/cancers and of the promoting factors at follicular cell level in terms of morphological/functional and molecular changes. Studies using animal or cell culture models to investigate molecular mechanisms of thyroid diseases/cancers based on systems biology approaches will be published, which will lead to the characterization of molecular alterations representing novel diagnostic and prognostic molecular markers and therapeutic targets for thyroid disease/cancer. Researchers are encouraged to publish their work in this field, both with respect to endocrine thyroid diseases and thyroid carcinomas, including original articles or systematic reviews. 

Dr. Concetta Ambrosino
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

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  • thyroid cell
  • thyroid stem cell
  • thyroid diseases
  • thyroid cancer
  • cell biology
  • cell signaling
  • apoptosis
  • biomarker

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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